2nd Inspector General FC South National Taekwondo championship successfully concluded


Javed Arain
The second Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC) South National Taekwondo championship 2021 successfully concluded in a colourful final round here in Tank on Monday. Sector Commander South hosted a three-day second National Taekwondo championship 2021 at Sikandar Shaheed camp in Tank.
The Championship was started on December 25 and come to an end on December 27. The team’s of Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, KP, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, Azad Kashmir and Army and more than 150 national taekwondo players from the local team Waziristan Azmare participated in the championship.
The final match of taekwondo was played between Ahsan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Suleiman of Balochistan. While the players of Pakistan Army Taekwondo Team presented a splendid martial arts competition and won the hearts of the participants on the occasion. Commissioner Dera Ismail Khan Amir Latif attended the closing ceremony of the 2nd IGFC National Taekwondo Championship as a Chief Guest.
While Deputy Inspector General of Police Dera Region Shaukat Abbas, Sector Commander South, Deputy Commissioner Tank Kabeer Afridi, Deputy Commissioner South Waziristan Khalid Iqbal, DPO South Waziristan Khanzeb Mohmand, President of Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (R) Col. Muhammad Wasim Janjua, Commanding Officer 25 apart from the civil and police administration of Sindh, Tank and South Waziristan, a large number of children from different schools besides senior military officials, local tribal elders, local dignitaries, local officials, youth, civil society activists and journalists participated in the concluding ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Commissioner Dera Amir Latif said that organizing national taekwondo championship in an area like Tank is proof that these areas are peaceful. He said that peace and prosperity have returned to the region due to the great sacrifices of Pakistan Army, FC South, law enforcement agencies and the people. He said that where there is peace, there is prosperity.
The elders and guest players said that holding sports event at the national level in an area like Tank would send a message of peace to the world, adding that it was a very welcome initiative which will have far reaching results in the region and will help the youth at the local level to develop positive activities including opportunities to participate in sports activities.
The local elders further said that due to the immense sacrifices made by Frontier Corps South and the Armed Forces of Pakistan, today the citizens of Tank are watching the 2nd Taekwondo Championship. The Army, FC South and the sacrifices of the people have restored peace.
They highly praised the efforts of IGFC South Major General Muhammad Munir, Commissioner Dera Amir Latif, Sector Commander South, Commanding Officer 25 Sindh, FC South, and Pakistan Army deserves congratulations from civil and police officials. At the end of the ceremony, the chief guest distributed prizes among the best players.